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Tuesday, May 8, 2018 8:34 AM

A lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s education funding system inched forward Monday, delivering a incremental victory to the plaintiffs, though potential roadblocks linger.
WHYY, May 7, 2018
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Monday, May 7, 2018 9:13 AM

Pennsylvanians from both sides of the political aisle support full funding of public education, according to a new poll. 
Public News Service, May 4, 2018
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Monday, May 7, 2018 9:12 AM

Vouchers have largely taken on a bad odor, as critics have persuasively argued that they are a means to defund public education, and, crucially, defund schools that are already on the ropes, rather than substantially help students get a better education.
Observer-Reporter, May 6, 2018
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Monday, May 7, 2018 9:10 AM

The school year is drawing to an end, and that means district leaders are compiling their budgets for 2018-19 to scrutinize what their expenses will look like and how they’re going to pay for it.
Delaware County Daily Times, May 7, 2018
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Friday, May 4, 2018 8:45 AM

The Pennsylvania School Safety Task Force listened to officials, educators and students from various Northeast Pennsylvania communities during a gathering Thursday.
Scranton Times-Tribune, May 4, 2018
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Friday, May 4, 2018 8:44 AM

Teacher strikes are generating a healthy focus on how far public education funding has fallen over the past decade. The full explanation, however, goes beyond basic funding cuts. It involves systematic advantages in terms of funding, students and teachers for charter schools and voucher programs as compared to traditional public schools.
TheConversation.com, April 26, 2018
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Friday, May 4, 2018 8:41 AM

Arizona schools are preparing to reopen Friday after a walkout shut down schools across the state for six days.
The Republic, May 3, 2018
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Thursday, May 3, 2018 2:58 PM

The Pennsylvania School Study Council (PSSC) (at PSU) will present STEM 2018 on Tuesday June 19, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM including lunch at
the newly remodeled Conference Room of the Centre County office of Central IU10 in State College.

STEM 2018 is designed for: Teachers from K-to-High School, Teacher Leaders, Principals, Curriculum Directors, Central Office personnel responsible for implementation and supervision of science instruction, and those Teacher Leaders guiding their school’s science development.

Registration will begin at 8:30 AM. Registration fee includes hands-on instruction, collegial learning, materials, ACT 48 hours, lunch and parking.

Registration deadline is June 8, 2018.

Click here for more information and to register.

 

 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 2:46 PM

The Pennsylvania School Study Council (PSSC) (at PSU) and Tuscarora IU11 are offering a professional development program fitting your busy schedule: SLA - Strategic Leader in Action, Thursday, August 2, 2018 – 9:00AM – 1:00PM (including lunch) - 404 Rackley Building @ Penn State University.  Earn 30 hours of Act 45 credit without being away from school while in session.

Using your district/school as the actual process, What change or new process will you be implementing in 2018-2019? This change becomes the focus of SLA. You will review the research and best practice regarding the leading of change. You will learn alignment and comprehensive approaches promoting student growth and staff development.

Deadline to register is July 25, 2018.

Click here for the session flyer and to register.

 

 
Thursday, May 3, 2018 9:18 AM

Pennsylvania’s elementary principal of the year works in Trumbauersville and is part of the Quakertown Community SD (Bucks Co.). Adam Schmucker, principal of Trumbauersville Elementary School, has been named Pennsylvania’s National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
Quakertown Community SD website
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